Feb 18, 2013 4:30am EST
to of maryland's tax-free holiday for energy star products. not have to pay 6% sales tax on certain including washers, dryers, refrigerators, and light bulbs. >> today's president's day. there will be several events in area today honoring the have led our country. >> at mount vernon there will be of wreath laying ceremony, a military demonstration, and a musical salute to the nation's first president. will be able to see s personal copy of the constitution and admission is free today. >> alexandria will celebrate by annual george washington birthday parade. participants, equestrian units, and you groups expected to take place in parade through old kicking off at 1:00 p.m. south fairfax st. and gibbon. >> ready, set, go. >> george washington's bert the 10k run in alexandria. this is the 35th year for the race. will benefit the uth camp.a police yo9ut >> we will tell you how one person is celebrating president's day. first, they had a chance to relax and all-star weekend in houston. >> the west topped the east, durant.o kevin >> the block. >> kevin durant had 30 points paul had 20 points and 15
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
the economy so everybody can participate and get a fair shot. >> president a look at clean energy education, and infrastructure. he warns against the automatic spending cuts. adding additional spending would require congressional approval putting mr. obama on a collision course with house republicans. >> it's time for washington to get back to the basics. we cannot continue to spend money we don't have. >> mr. obama will collaborate on some of the big themes from his inaugural speech such as immigration, climate change, and gun violence. tomorrow he goes to north carolina for a speech to workers at an auto plant. the town has a small house where mr. obama visited before. >> they never tell us when he's coming. >> democrats are placing a big emphasis on gun-control tonight. gabby giffords will be in the house chamber as well as the parents of a slain chicago teenager who performed and mr. obama's inauguration. they will be sitting with the first lady. >> you can watch the state of the union tonight at 9:00 on abc 7. coming up in our 6:00 hour, much more perspective on the president's speech.